US China Business Connections will hold its next Networking & Breakfast forum on Wednesday July 7, 2010, from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. at McNamara Center at Dunwoody College, 818 Dunwoody Blvd., Minneapolis, MN 55403. Mani Subramani, Ph.D., a professor at the University of Minnesota – Carlson School of Management – Innovation in Emerging Economies, will speak on the topic of “Transforming China Sourcing from Labor Costs to Innovation – India’s Lessons.”
Dr. Subramani will draw on this experience and share his views on how global sourcing in emerging markets such as China and India can be an important driver of a firm’s innovation.
The event begins with a 7:30 a.m. registration and welcome, followed by Introductions at 8:00 a.m., the Guest Presentation at 8:40 a.m., a Q & A at 9:00 a.m. and optional networking at 9:30 a.m.
The event is $25 for non-members, including breakfast, and students may attend free of charge. There is free parking in the student lot.
UCBC is the official contact between the city of Beijing, China and the state of Minnesota and a member of the Minnesota-China Partnership Alliance of the Minnesota Trade Office.
UCBC is a non-profit organization which primarily serves small and mid-sized businesses and organizations, as well as individual entrepreneurs who look for opportunities of doing business with China. It provides knowledge, resources and experience that otherwise may not be readily available or easy to use.
Pre-register via e-mail to [email protected] or call Jim Smith at 612-865-6543. Visit UCBC online at www.ucbcgroup.org.